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SIGNUP NOW and invite your friends for our fall wine party : Godfather Tasting with Francis Ford Coppola Winery!
LADIES: Although our events are not singles events, please help us keep a balance event and invite your male buddies with this link http://uncorked-denver-coppola.eventbrite.com/ If you see "sold out" for ladies, please join the waitlist.
See Photos from our last event: http://www.meetup.com/denverwine/photos/3382412/
What: THE GODFATHER II Wine Party: Francis Ford Coppola Winery. We'll travel to Sonoma to the legendary Alexander Valley and celebrate this award winning movie director's wines. This year, Wine Enthusiast Magazine honored this winemaker for outstanding achievement in the wine world. The multiple-time Academy Award winner’s professional wine career started with his 1975 purchase of the old Inglenook property, which became his Rubicon Estate winery. In 2006, Coppola moved into Sonoma County and began transforming the old Château Souverain property into Francis Ford Coppola Winery, a popular tourist stop that today includes more than forty wines and his new restaurant, RUSTIC
Note: These pictures are representative of their wide portfolio of wines but are not the selection for our wine party from the winery. We'll post the wines and food pairing soon!
Winery Link: http://www.franciscoppolawinery.com/wine
When: Sunday October 16, 2011 at 5:00 PM We will start an hour earlier than usual because it's a Sunday.
Where: Maggiano's Restaurant 7401 South Clinton Street Englewood, CO 80112-3 I-25 to Dry Creek on the EAST side of the highway, You'll see the restaurant on the north side of Belleview facing the highway on the outer road. From Dry Creek turn left on S. Clinton and you'll see it right there on the left.. Light Rail to the Dry Creek exit and then take the bridge across from the light rail.
PLEASE NOTE: We will start an HOUR EARLIER than usual as it's a Sunday! 5:00 PM!
Crowd: Mostly Young/Mid Professionals Mid/Late 20's through late 40's/ early 50's
Cost: $27.99 includes tax and tip (All tickets are advance payment only!)
Dress: Business/Dressy Casual to Business/Dress to Impress
Wines: The wines are each from different parts of the Francis Ford Coppola Portfolio
Coppola Bianco Pinot Grigio
Coppola Sofia Rose'
Coppola Votre Santé Pinot Noir
Coppola Diamond Claret
Coppola Director’s Cut Zinfandel
Wine and Food Pairing Menu:
Coppola Bianco Pinot Grigio-with Chef Selected Flatbread Pizza with Chicken and Avocado
Coppola Sofia Rose' withStuffed Mini Cherry Tomato
Coppola Votre Santé Pinot Noir with Smoked Salmon Napoleon
Coppola Diamond Claret with Sausage & Peppers
Coppola Director’s Cut Zinfandel with Miniature Italian Meatballs
Dinner after our event: We will have a group staying for dinner after the event, usually 20-30 people. Please RSVP on eventbrite for this portion of the event so we can get a headcount for staffing. The restaurant will provide the member who RSVP's $10.00 off your entree!
About our events: Denver Wine Meetup/UncorkedDenver.com events are a unique opportunity to socialize with other young/mid professionals and make new friends over at a wine and food pairing, with select wines paired with appetizers, sometimes with the winemaker visiting.
Our events differ from the many "happy hours" in a bar groups around Denver and high priced wine organizations, distributor/festival type events as the events are a wine social with the opportunity to meet a winemaker or wine manager and focus on learning about a winery and/or a varietal. Our events provide members a unique wine and culinary pairing event with the aspect of a social mixer at an affordable price. Although our events are not "singles" events, we try to keep an even split of males, females and couples at our events.
Please note: Our party area will be private (and blocked from the public) and we will turn away folks who do not have a ticket as we must provide the headcount to the chef and winemaker.
Refund Policy http://www.meetup.com/denverwine/pages/Payment_and_Refund_Policy/
When & Where
Uncorked Denver, Denver Wine Meetup
Uncorked Denver hosts wine and culture “socials” for young professionals in Denver. Uncorked Dever events are for the individual who is looking to socialize over wine and make new friends in the process. Uncorked Denver events will focus on a handful of wines by region, varietals or a seasonal theme paired with food.